This week has been filled with meetings, projects, and conversations that make you think. I am winding down projects and getting prepared for a traveling assignment soon. I have been learning about what it means to be a Filipino-American aka a “Fil-Am.” It is a bit confusing being known as a “foreigner” in your own [...]
Posts Tagged ‘filipino’
Tags: culture, Dumaguete, filipino, New Year
I have been in the Philippines for about two months now. Unfortunately I haven’t had the chance to see much of the country besides Manila. But last week I had the privilege to visit a filipino family in Dumaguete and learn some things about Filipino culture and lifestyle.
I love Manila. Today is my third month anniversary of arriving to my new home. I’ve heard this is the period where the honeymoon stage ends and you start really disliking everything about this foreign place where you live. For me, I don’t see that happening. Part of it may be that in Manila there [...]